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Baddeck Telephone

  • Newspaper 2
  • File
  • 1898-1900

The Baddeck Telephone (1898-1900) was the second newspaper published in Baddeck, after the Island Reporter (1884-1887). The newspaper was a six-page broadsheet containing local news and advertisements. The paper started when Charles H. Peppy acqui...

Bay News

  • File
  • 1945

Alex Morrison and Ted Slaney: "The Bay News, the newspaper of the Cape Breton Highlanders, began weekly publication with its first edition hitting the streets on 25 August (1945). It was intended to be a self-supporting venture but the staff ...

Bras D'Or Advertiser

  • Newspaper 16
  • File
  • 1936

The Bras D'Or Advertiser was published in Baddeck by S. A. MacLeod.

Eastern Beacon

  • Newspaper 92
  • File
  • 1879-1889

The Eastern Beacon was established in 1879 and was published on Wednesdays. The newspaper consisted of four 23" x 33" pages and cost $1.25 per annum. J. A. Cogswell was both the editor and publisher of the Eastern Beacon.

Forward

  • Newspaper 91
  • File
  • 1893-1934

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "Volume 1 of the Forward made its initial appearance in Truro on January 19, 1893. It was subsequently published at different times and for varying periods at Windsor, Halifax, Wolfville, and, since 1954 [ie. 1946] at Di...

Hawkesbury Bulletin

  • Newspaper 1
  • File
  • 1889-[1910?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "The Bulletin, an Independent Liberal weekly, had originated in 1890. Its publisher was J.J. Williams. It had 18" x 24" pages at first but doubled the number during its first decade. It cost $1.50 per annum and...

Lucy Doucet

  • B&G - Doucet, Lucy
  • File
  • 1999-2005

File consists of the following items:Obituary for Lucy Doucet, Cape Breton Post, March 18, 2005"Neré pi Lucy Jane: Their Story," a biography written by Lucy's son Daniel Doucet, March, 1999

Doucet, Lucy Jane

Margaret MacPhee

  • MG 15.76
  • File
  • 1997 - 1999

File consists of various newspaper clippings re: New Waterford pianist Margaret MacPhee, including her obituary. File also contains a copy of Greg MacLeod's eulogy delivered at her funeral in 1997, and a remembrance article from The Cape Bret...

MacPhee, Margaret

Mi'kmaw Cultural Day

  • 96-1140-27828a-m
  • File
  • 05 February 1986

File consists of thirteen photographs of Mi'kmaw Cultural Day, UCCB, 1990. From left to right: Margaret ‘Dr. Granny’ Johnson, Natalie (Curly) Doucette, Francis Doucette, Karen Bernard, and Troy Paul.

Paul, Clifford

Paul Yavorsky Notes

File consists of notes, newspaper articles and transcribed interviews by Paul Yavorsky. The history of the Cape Breton Ukrainian community is discussed.

Punching with Pemberton

  • Newspaper 45
  • File
  • 1960-1965

Punching with Pemberton was a monthly newspaper published in Glace Bay by J. Earle Pemberton from 1960-1965. A single issue costed 25 cents and was sold at various locations in Glace Bay, New Waterford, Reserve, and Sydney.

Rita Joe

  • B&G - Joe, Rita
  • File
  • 1981 - 2007

File consists of various newspaper clippings re: Rita Joe, including her obituary and an article announcing her death in 2007. File also includes a university report entitled "Rita Joe: Mi'kmaq Poet" written by Joanne Peck in 1994.

Rita Joe

Social Justice

  • Newspaper 30
  • File
  • 1935 - ?

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "A short-lived Labour monthly of the depression years, this magazine was edited and published by Anthony Traboulsee. Its eight 10" x 12" pages were devoted to the interest that its name implied. Its annual pric...

Songs

File consists of poetry, lyrics and sheet music by Rita Joe.

Sydney Booster

  • Newspaper 46
  • File
  • 1935

"A publication issued by the Publicity Committee, Anniversary Organization, and dedicated to Sydney's 150th birthday."

Sydney Mines Globe

  • Newspaper 19
  • File
  • [1909?]-[1913?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "The only information known about this is that it was listed for the years indicated (1910-1913) in the Canadian Almanac and Directory."

Sydney Mines Star

  • Newspaper 18
  • File
  • 1905-[1907?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "Only the almanacs attest to the existence of the Star. It was described as a weekly, with a circulation of 1,200 and with Independent-Labour interests."

The Canadian Commonwealth

  • Newspaper 79
  • File
  • 1914

The Canadian Commonwealth (23 May 1914): "The Canadian Commonwealth was published every Saturday morning by "The Canadian Commonwealth, Ltd." of North Sydney, Cape Breton." Rev. Edwin H. Burgess of North Sydney was the editor. ...

The Cape Breton Advocate

  • Newspaper 34
  • File
  • 1840-1884

Gertrude E.N. Tratt: "A veritable chain of publications following each other in close succession from 1840, finally ended with the Cape Breton Times. The earliest in the series was the Cape Breton Advocate published by Richard Huntington and ...

The Cape Breton News

  • Newspaper 26
  • File
  • 1849-1872

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "The Cape Breton News had four 12" x 18" pages, each of four columns. It was made up largely of news items but contained as well poetry and advertisements. Its annual price was 10s, changing to $2 before it cea...

The Cape Breton Times

  • Newspaper 5
  • File
  • 1872-[1882?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "In 1872 the Cape Breton Times, which had absorbed the circulation list of the (Cape Breton) News, appeared. It had four 23" x 33" pages, and cost $1.50 and later $1.75 per annum. It had about 700 to 1000 regul...

The Cape Bretoner

  • Newspaper 22
  • File
  • 1935

"A newspaper published in the interests of Finlay MacDonald, Conservative Candidate in Cape Breton South."

The Clan Macneil News

  • Newspaper 3
  • File
  • 1928-1929

The Clan Macneil News was "The Official Organ of the Clan Macneil Association of America" and was published every two months by the Kisimul Sept of the Association at Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. Subscriptions costed $1 per year. Macneil of B...

The Commercial Herald

  • No Newspaper Number
  • File
  • 1849-1850

The Commercial Herald was owned and edited by William C. MacKinnon. Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "It lasted for only a few months and was followed almost immediately by the Cape Breton News."

The Daily Gazette

  • Newspaper 85
  • File
  • 1904-[19??]

The Daily Gazette was published in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia by the Gazette Publishing Co., Limited. It was published every afternoon, Sundays and legal holidays excepted. The price of a single issue was 2 cents.

The Daily Record

  • Newspaper 33
  • File
  • 1899

The Daily Record was published in Sydney, Cape Breton. The cost of one individual paper was 2 cents and the cost of a yearly subscription was $3. Other subscriptions included six months for $1.50, three months for 75 cents, and one month for 30 ce...

The Eastern Journal

  • Newspaper 47
  • File
  • 1889-1911

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "The earliest of the predecessors of the Bulletin was the Eastern Journal, which began as a weekly in 1889. J. C. Bourinot was editor and publisher and the Journal was Liberal in sympathy. Its subscribers usually numbere...

The Glace Bay Gazette

  • Newspaper 48
  • File
  • 1904-[1950?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "Apparently a weekly for the first five years of its existence, the Gazette then became the first of the two dailies in the newspaper history of Glace Bay. It terminated about 1950, although its circulation figures were ...

The Inverness County Guardian

  • MG 12.45.4
  • File
  • 1929

The Inverness County Guardian was published in Port Hood every Wednesday by D. W. Jones, the publisher and editor of the newspaper. A yearly subscription costed $2.00 per year in Canada and $2.50 per year in the United States. The newspaper was In...

The Inverness News and Mining and Shipping Gazette

  • Newspaper 27
  • File
  • 1904-[19??]

Ned MacDonald: "On August 4, 1904, the first issue of the "Inverness News", published by A.S. MacAdam, appeared on the streets. The newspaper had a tendency to exaggerate the potential of the town, sold for two cents, was printed we...

The Island Reporter

  • Newspaper 4
  • File
  • [1890?]-1907

The Island Reporter was published every Wednesday morning in Sydney. The cost of the newspaper was $1 per annum or 3 cents for a single issue.

The Morning Sun

  • Newspaper 53
  • File
  • 1892

J. W. D. Stearns: "The Morning Sun is the only daily newspaper east of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is printed every morning (Sunday excepted) at Sydney, Cape Breton, office No. 106 South Charlotte St. It gives the cable and telegraphic news by ...

The North Sydney Herald

  • Newspaper 32
  • File
  • 1872 - [1948?]

Gertrude E. N. Tratt: "The Herald, the oldest weekly in Cape Breton, began as a weekly with four 24" x 36" pages and a circulation of slightly more than 800. James W. Gould was editor and publisher, but within five years was succeed...

The North Sydney News Boy

  • Newspaper 36
  • File
  • 1883-1885

The North Sydney News Boy was published every Tuesday evening by MacKeen, Moore & Co. and costed 25 cents per annum until about 1885. It was then published the third Saturday of every month and costed 10 cents per annum. R. J. Coleman was lis...

The Nova Scotia Miner

  • Newspaper 21
  • File
  • 1929-1936

Michael Earle: "In December 1929 the first edition of a new paper, The Nova Scotia Miner, was printed in Glace Bay, declaring itself the "organ of District 26 Left Wing Committee." Worked into the masthead, on either side of the emb...

The Referee

  • Newspaper 23
  • File
  • 1883-1884

According to the Edwin Alden & Bro.'s American Newspaper Catalogue, the Port Hood Referee consisted of four 22" pages and was printed weekly. It had a circulation of 375 and was classified as an Independent paper.

The Spirit of the Times, and the Cape Breton Free Press

  • Newspaper 12
  • File
  • 1843-1845

Daniel Cobb Harvey: "The only other newspaper which originated in 1840 was the Cape Breton Advocate, published at Sydney by Richard Huntington and edited by the Reverend Otto S. Weeks, principal of the Grammar School. It ran until the end of ...

The Times and Cape Breton Spectator

  • Newspaper 71
  • File
  • 1846-1849

Daniel Cobb Harvey: "It (The Spirit of the Times) lasted until 1846, when the plant was again sold to William C. McKinnon, who changed the name first to the Cape Breton Spectator but afterwards to the Times and Cape Breton Spectator. The latt...